Ookla awards Yes with the Fastest Mobile Network Speed in Malaysia

BARCELONA, 28 February 2023 – Yes 5G by YTL Communications was awarded Malaysia’s fastest mobile network speed in Q3 – Q4 2022 by Ookla®, the global leader in fixed broadband and mobile network testing applications, data and analysis. Assessed and determined by Ookla Speedtest Intelligence® data analysis, Yes 5G landed at the No.1 spot with a Speed ScoreTM of 84.53, topping the rest of the competitors with top speeds of 569.09 Mbps for download and 65.58 Mbps for upload. Ookla Speed ScoreTM incorporates a measure of each provider’s download and upload speed to rank network speed performance.  

The Speedtest AwardsTM presented by Ookla® is an elite designation reserved for the fastest and top-performing fixed broadband and mobile operators worldwide. Speedtest AwardsTM winners are determined based on a robust set of criteria using Ookla®’s proprietary methodology which analyzes Speedtest® results, consumer sentiment ratings, and coverage scans.  

YTL Communications Chief Executive Officer, Wing K. Lee said, “As the pioneer in offering affordable 5G services and solutions to Malaysians and our on-going mission to provide ‘Yes 5G for All’, this award is a testament to our efforts in delivering world-class products and services to our consumers. We are truly grateful to be given this recognition by Ookla®.” 

“This is the latest in a recent string of notable awards that Yes has received after the Opensignal Availability Award 2022, MCMC Star Rating Awards 2022 and SoyaCincau Awards 2022. We are delighted to be recognized locally and internationally but our greatest motivation is our customers - building the most modern network available for them and the nation as a whole - as we continue to devote our efforts to elevate Malaysia to be a world-class 5G contender.”  

Internet users around the world use Ookla®’s flagship product, Speedtest®, to measure their internet speeds to better understand the performance and quality of their internet connections. Speedtest® is known as the most reliable tool for measuring internet performance and providing network diagnostics trusted by millions of people every month. For the past 15 years, Ookla® has ensured that consumers and businesses have been provided with data and analyses that are meaningful, accurate, and statistically sound.  

Ookla Chief Executive Officer, Dough Suttles said, “It is our pleasure to present Yes 5G with the award for Fastest Mobile Network in Malaysia. This recognition is a testament to their exceptional performance in Q3-Q4 2022 based on Ookla's rigorous analysis of consumer-initiated tests taken with Speedtest."  

Looking ahead, Yes is committed to ensuring Malaysians have access to the best mobile network speed for their daily use. Its mission has never wavered: delivering the best in class service to customers, ensuring consumer satisfaction and most importantly, contributing towards a highly digitalized and connected nation. In order to achieve this, Yes has many strategic initiatives in the pipeline which it will be introducing in the months ahead.